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Yieldco Foresight Group has purchased a large-scale UK solar farm from the Chinese tier-one PV module manufacturer Renesola, with Foresight claiming that its UK solar portfolio now exceeds 400MW of generation assets.
Leading thin-film manufacturer First Solar faces the prospect of losing a key financial supporter of its foreign exports as the possible closure of the US Export-Import Bank looms.
Taiwan-based solar cell producer Solartech Energy Corp has seen its monthly sales rebound strongly in the last few months as the company continues to shift production to PERC (passivated emitter rear contact) cell technology.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is meeting today to consider proposals to change customer electricity rates, in a way that could hamper the popularity of rooftop solar in the state.
The Brazilian State of Pernambuco is considering launching a second solar energy auction after a number of delays to the winning projects from its first auction, according to local reports.
Texas-based developer Principal Solar has postponed plans to float on the NASDAQ stock exchange citing “market conditions”.
New images produced by NASA’s Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on the Earth Observing-1 satellite has shed some light on the spread of solar across China’s Gobi Desert.
US crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer SolarWorld has struck up a partnership with Bank of the West that will help finance commercial-scale solar projects.
GTM Research has pointed out that Advanced Energy, which this week revealed that it will finally exit the inverter business, was the third highest ranking supplier in the US last year, leaving competitors to fight over the company’s significant share of the market.
Yieldcos in the US are unlikely to be severely impacted by the reduction in the investment tax credit (ITC) from 30% to 10%, according to a Deutsche Bank research note.
Solar Frontier, the vertically integrated thin-film PV manufacturer and project developer headquartered in Japan, has opened an office in London aimed at steering its activities in the currently buoyant UK market.
India has released a “tentative” year-by-year breakdown of individual state targets to reach its overall 40GW rooftop solar installation goal by 2022.
Solar Impulse 2, the aircraft on a pioneering solar-powered navigation of the globe, has thrown off a recent run of poor luck to break several world records on its leg between Japan and Hawaii.
Italian EPC firm Enerray has taken a stake in Saudi Arabian firm Desert Technologies as well as establishing a new joint venture for the MENA region.
Leading CdTe thin-film producer First Solar has made several internal management changes, including a new US regional president and chief operating officer (COO).